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UFC and Bellator Fighting veteran Jon "War Machine Koppenhaver will stand trial on 34 felony counts including attempted murder, sexual assault and kidnapping and faces life in prison without the possibility of parole. Melanie Andress-Tobiasson, a Las Vegas Justice-of-the-Peace, ruled that the state of Nevada has met evidentiary minimums to try Jon Koppenhaver, the MMA fighter who changed his name to "War Machine," on 34 felony counts in a summer assault on his ex-partner Christy Mack. According read news >>

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Russian MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko reportedly got engaged this past weekend while in jail awaiting trial for sexual assault. Alexander Emelianenko is certainly not wasting any time in prison. The controversial Russian heavyweight, who spent a portion of his career fighting under the PRIDE banner, and is best known as the brother of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, is currently facing charges for the sexual assault of a 27-year-old Polina Stepanova. That, however, has not stopp read news >>

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Somebody is looking for "Money." Undefeated boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. was called before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) last month to answer for charges that he was running a pugilistic sweatshop, one that consisted of putting up-and-coming boxers Hasim and Sharif Rahman through 31-minute rounds. Known by Mayweather Promotions as the "Dog House." "Money" told the commission that clips aired on Showtime's "All Access" were glamorized to help sell his pay-per-view (PPV) fight read news >>

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Jon Koppenhaver, a.k.a. "War Machine," tried to end his life on Tuesday evening (Oct. 14, 2014), but that effort was halted in-progress by a Las Vegas, Nevada, corrections officer. According TMZ, law enforcement officials said the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Bellator fighter -- who is awaiting his fate after allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend Christy Mack back in August -- was found by his bed in his cell with a piece of linen around his neck that was tied to the bed. The off read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) featherweight Josh Grispi was indicted in Plymouth County, Mass., on Thursday (Oct. 9, 2014) on multiple charges stemming from what police described as "the worst case of domestic abuse they've ever seen." Boston Globe has the deets: The charges include animal cruelty and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon - a dog - on various days from July 1 to July 31. The charges also include six counts of witness intim read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Ray Rice incident has "transcended sports," as Extra's Charissa Thompson makes clear right at the beginning of her Sept. 10 interview with UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rice knocked his then-fiancee Janay Palmer out cold in an Atlantic City casino elevator on Feb. 15, and the two were arrested. TMZ released the first video on Feb. 19, which showed Rice dragging his now-wife out of the elevator. After being accepted into a pre-trial program for first-time offenders on May 21 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey added to her original comments regarding the Ray Rice domestic abuse incident by stating that things would have been “different” had she been in the elevator with him. The Ray Rice domestic violence incident has garnered a fair amount of attention from many sports outside of Football, including Mixed Martial Arts. While Dana White has already commented on the "horrifying" video, Ronda Rousey took it upon herself to add to her original comments. Rous read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira makes his UFC debut on Saturday night, but he had to answer several questions regarding Jonathan Koppenhaver’s alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Oliveira and Koppenhaver are both known as "War Machine," and some fans thought the Brazilian veteran was the one accused of the brutal assault. "That was awful," Oliveira told MMAFighting.com. "When the news came out, a lot of friends called me asking what happened because the stories had no photo in Br read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports Live and offered his thoughts on the Ray Rice domestic assault incident. With growing media interest in the NFL/Ray Rice domestic violence incident, the discussion has spilled over into MMA, where similar incidents have been rampant over the sport's short history. Dana White was one of the leading figures asked to comment on the harrowing incident. The UFC President revealed he was mortified after watching the "horrifying" clip and could not comprehend read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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New documents have been released detailing why the aggravated assault case against newly re-signed UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva was dropped. Late last week it was announced that the UFC had re-signed Light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva back to their roster after aggravated assault charges against him in the state of Florida were dropped. It was a move that left many wondering if this was the smartest move for the organization. Deadspin reports that documents have been released from Broward St read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light-heavyweight Thiago Silva explains his side in the alleged domestic assault of his ex-wife. read news >>

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